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Feds reject ObamaCare open enrollment for pregnant women

Share Button“The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has denied a request from Democrats to create a special open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act for women when they find out they are pregnant. In a response to the …
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The March jobs report is worse than we thought

jobs numbers - march 2015By Jessica Adair When it comes the economy, March was a record-breaker, but not in a good way. After twelve straight months of ridiculously powerful growth, to the tune of over 200,000 jobs added each month, the economy slowed significantly. Only 126,000 jobs …
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These States Are Making Sure Your Private Health Information Is Actually Private

By Riana King Magen, a young woman on her parent’s insurance, visited her doctor to get vaccinated for HPV. Magen was relieved; getting the vaccine meant lowering her risk  of becoming one of 20 million Americans who are infected with …
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Guest Post: A Renewed Focus on Children’s Healthy Development

By Liane Wong, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Guest of Young Invincibles For those of us who closely followed all six seasons of Parenthood, it was a bittersweet farewell to the Braverman family this January. Our household still wishes …
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Thanks, Obamacare: 5 Ways the ACA is Working for Millennials

By Jessica Adair Five years ago today, the president signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as the ACA and Obamacare, into law.  Here are five ways the ACA has changed health insurance for “Young Invincibles”: 1) More people …
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Will Millennials ever be able to retire? It’s a “question mark.”

By Jessica Adair In a world where everyone loves to comment on Millennial finances, Jen Mishory, Executive Director of Young Invincibles and David John, Senior Policy Advisor at AARP took to PBS NewsHour to discuss an oft-neglected topic: retirement. Millennials …
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Special Enrollment Is Here, But Pregnancy Isn’t A Qualifying Event To Get Covered

ypi-paper-edited-final-01This post originally appeared on Enroll America’s blog. By Christina Postolowski This week, The New Yorker profiled what has increasingly become a high-profile campaign to make maternity coverage accessible to pregnant women year-round. February 15 marked the close of open enrollment and the …
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Guest Post: A Special Enrollment Period for Pregnant Women's Health Coverage

This post originally appeared on Families USA’s blog. By Cathy Kaufmann, Families USA, Enrollment Program Director More than 30 consumer groups, 37 senators and 50 House members agree: Pregnant women should be allowed to enroll in health coverage when they …
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As a High School Dropout, I Agree With Dr. Biden: Every Student Deserves a Pathway to College

By Andy Allred, Guest to Young Invincibles A decade ago I was a high school dropout, living out of my car and working as a cashier at a fast food restaurant. Dropping out of high school became a big regret …
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These 37 senators just called on the Obama Administration to help pregnant women

By Jessica Adair On Tuesday, 37 senators called for women who become pregnant to be able to enroll in maternity coverage year-round. Currently, women who are uninsured or have a health plan that does not offer maternity coverage (yes, they still exist) …
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